Marco's blog An [almost] daily rant 

Friday, March 28, 2003

I made the Best of the Web Today (OK, actually yesterday) again, alerting them with the subject: "Two equal opportunities, c/o the NYT", and forwarding this summary from our newspaper of record: "Martha Burk said that it was not fair that women can die in combat, but cannot be invited to join the home of the Masters tournament." Still, I thought James Taranto's emphasis on her exploiting the war was less important than my point. What point? That she was equating two rights (the right to die for your country with the right to be admitted to a private club), the deadly serious alongside the frivolous.

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